moxibustion

(mok″sĭ-bus┬┤chәn) the stimulation of an acupoint by the burning of a cone or cylinder of moxa placed at or near the point. The cone may be burned on the skin, either directly or placed on a mediating substance, or at a short distance from the skin on a cigarlike moxa pole. It may also be burned on the h...
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Moxibustion

A technique used in traditional Chinese medicine. A stick or cone of burning mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris) is placed over an acupuncture point and burned. The purpose is to stimulate and strengthen the blood and the life energy, or qi, of the body.
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Moxibustion

A traditional Chinese treatment that combines acupuncture
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Moxibustion

A traditional Chinese treatment that combines acupuncture and burning herbs. In pregnancy it may be used to help turn a breech baby.
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Moxibustion

application on or above the skin of smoldering mugwort, or moxa, to stimulate acupuncture points.
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moxibustion

Counterirritation produced by placing on the skin and igniting a cone or cylinder of moxa, a tuft of soft combustible substance popularly used in the orient as a cautery and counterirritant. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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moxibustion

In traditional Chinese medicine, a type of heat therapy in which an herb is burned on or above the skin to warm and stimulate an acupuncture point or affected area.
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moxibustion

in traditional Chinese medicine, the burning of an herb (moxa) to generate heat and stimulate the flow of qi.
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moxibustion

Type: Term Pronunciation: moks′ĭ-bŭs′chŭn Definitions: 1. Burning of herbal agents, such as moxa, on the skin as a counterirritant in the treatment of disease; a component of traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine.
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